Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history that lasted from the Archaic period of the 8th to 6th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (ca. 600 AD). Immediately following...
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BREAKING: Atlantis Discovered in Southern Spain
A team of historians claim that they have discovered the location of the lost city of Atlantis, this time in southern Spain. The ancient ruins including a huge harbour wall have been known to archaeo...
This incredibly accurate science...
This incredibly accurate science experiment was centuries ahead of its time.
Text by 'Father of Medicine' Found in Remote Egyptian Monastery
The manuscript was unearthed by the monastery's monks who were conducting restorations in the centuries-old library.
Why Socrates Hated Democracy
We’re used to thinking hugely well of democracy. But interestingly, one of the wisest people who ever lived, Socrates, had deep suspicions of it. If you like...
Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir motorway: Osman Gazi Bridge construction timelapse
The Osman Gazi suspension bridge is the jewel in the crown of the Gebze-Orhangazi-Ismir motorway. With a main span of 1,550m, it's the fourth-longest suspens...
ΣΠΗΛΑΙΟ ΕΙΛΕΙΘΥΙΑΣ ΚΡΗΤΗΣ - EILEITHYIA CAVE CRETE
Ἡ Ειλειθυία ἤ Ἐλευθώ εἶναι ἡ Θεά πού εφορεύει στόν τοκετό κατά τον Όμηρο και Ἠσίοδο. Βοηθάει στήν ἀπελευθέρωση τῆς ἐγκύου καί εἶναι προστάτης τῶν ἐπιτόκων. Εἶναι κόρη τοῦ Δία καί τῆς Ἥρας και ἀδελφή τ...
How Does Big Ben Keep Accurate Time?
When parliament commissioned this clock in 1854, they insisted Big Ben be the biggest, most powerful clock in the world...
Was Antikythera Mechanism A 2,100-Year-Old Computer?
An ancient device thought to predict astronomical events may have been a computer built 21 centuries ago. Why did ancient Greeks build this machine?
'Aristotle's Tomb' Discovered By Archaeologist
A Greek archaeologist believes he may have discovered Aristotle’s tomb. Konstantinos Sismanidis excavated the birthplace of the ancient philosopher in northern Greece in the 1990s, and now thinks that...
8 Surprising Facts About Alexander The Great
Perhaps the greatest military genius of the ancient world, the warrior-king Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 B.C.) conquered territories stretching from Greece to Egypt and through present-day Turkey...
Pandora, The Goddess Who Unleashed Both Hell And Hope Upon Humanity
Most people are familiar with the creation of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis. But the story of mankind’s creation in Greek mythology is probably less well-known, and is arguably darker in tone wh...
How Nietzsche Inspired Dalí
“Even in the matter of moustaches I was going to surpass Nietzsche! Mine would not be depressing, catastrophic, burdened by Wagnerian music and mist. No! It would be line-thin, imperialistic, ultra-ra...
History of Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history that lasted from the Archaic period of the 8th to 6th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (c. 600 AD). Immediately following t...
Classical Greece
Classical Greece was a 200-year period in Greek culture lasting from the 5th through 4th centuries BC. This classical period saw the annexation of much of modern-day Greece by the Persian Empire, its ...
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Hellenistic civilization
The Hellenistic period is the period of ancient Greek and Mediterranean history between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the emergence of the Roman Empire as signified by the Battle of A...
Hellenistic civilization - Wikipedia
Ancient Greek cuisine
Ancient Greek cuisine was characterized by its frugality, reflecting agricultural hardship. It was founded on the "Mediterranean triad": wheat, olive oil, and wine.Our knowledge of ancient Greek cuisi...
Clothing in ancient Greece
Clothing in ancient Greece primarily consisted of the chiton, peplos, himation, and chlamys. Ancient Greek men and women typically wore two pieces of clothing draped about the body: an undergarment (c...
Homosexuality in ancient Greece
In classical antiquity, writers such as Herodotus, Plato, Xenophon, Athenaeus and many others explored aspects of same-sex love in ancient Greece. The most widespread and socially significant form of ...
Homosexuality in ancient Greece - Wikipedia
Pederasty in ancient Greece
Pederasty in ancient Greece was a socially acknowledged erotic relationship between an adult male (the erastes) and a younger male (the eromenos) usually in his teens. It was characteristic of the Arc...
Pederasty in ancient Greece - Wikipedia
Prostitution in ancient Greece
Prostitution was a common aspect of ancient Greece. In the more important cities, and particularly the many ports, it employed a significant number of people and represented a notable part of economic...
Prostitution in ancient Greece - Wikipedia
Ancient Greek philosophy
Ancient Greek philosophy arose in the 6th century BCE and continued throughout the Hellenistic period and the period in which Ancient Greece was part of the Roman Empire. It dealt with a wide variety...
Ancient Greek religion
Ancient Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and cult practices. These different group...
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Greek mythology
Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ...
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Ancient Greek art
The arts of ancient Greece have exercised an enormous influence on the culture of many countries all over the world, particularly in the areas of sculpture and architecture. In the West, the art of th...